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THEA 210W Reading for Performance (Fort)

Dramaturgy: The Basics


This guide covers basic principles for using resources in the library - and beyond - to conduct thorough and efficient research for a production. It will help you to develop a deeper understanding of the play you are working with and, ultimately, to cultivate a distinctive and original creative approach of your own.

This diagram illustrates different aspects you can explore when conducting production research.



This guide was loosely adapted from the Production Research LibGuide (University of Puget Sound). Diagram courtesy of the University of Puget Sound Library.